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Death in New York Walking Tour

This event has already taken place.Saturdays, 11 am – 1:30 pm, through Sept. 2, 2023;
Midnight Cowboy

Discover more than four centuries of life and death in Manhattan with the Death in New York tour (based on the book Death in New York) of Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown.

Main Features

  • Find out about New York City’s indigenous Lenape burial sites

  • Discover the quarrels of New Amsterdam over burial space and new arrivals

  • Learn about the British prisons for American Patriots during the Revolutionary War

  • Hear about Manhattan’s riots, epidemics, and crucial changes in legislation

  • Peer at the islands of New York Harbor, forgotten burial grounds, a Manhattan jail, and a busy funeral industry street


180 Little Neck Rd
Centerport, NY 11721 United States